Monday’s ski and board report for Kirkwood, Heavenly and Sierra-at-Tahoe
Heavenly is ending 2007 with a 25 to 36-inch base, its Web site reports this morning. There will be 21 lifts running today, accessing 43 trails, and more than 23 miles of terrain.
Heavenly advises snow enthusiasts to get an early start on the new year with a stomp at the Powderbowl Terrain Park, which opens today. Lifts open at 8:30 a.m.
Powderbowl and Groove.
Today brings bluebird skies, light winds, and slightly warmer temperatures, mainly in the low 30’s.
Packed powder, machine-made snow, machine-groomed snow.
Open for sledding, snow bikes.
http://www.skiheavenly.com or 1-800-HEAVENLY.
Skiers and boarders can ring in the new year with Kirkwood’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Festivities begin with the Torchlight Parade and fireworks show tonight at dusk.
10 lifts open, 65 trails open, 28 trails groomed, 2 terrain parks open.
Clear with a light breeze. High today expected to reach 39.
Highway 88 West/CarsonPass, Tahoe side, open with no restrictions. Highway 88 East/Carson Spur, Jackson side, open with no controls or restrictions.
41 to 48 inches
Monte Wolfe, Zachary, Sentinel Bowl
Palisades, Sentinel, Wagon Wheel, Eagle, Sunrise
Machine-groomed packed powder, skier-packed powder
Check with EK Headquarters on Plaza to book your Expedition. It is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (209)258-7360. Progression sessions for snowboarders, and clinic of the day for skiers weekends and holidays at 11 a.m.
Stomping Grounds, The Playground
open from noon to 7:30 p.m.
Kirkwood reports more than 60 kilometers of groomed trail for skiing, ski skating and snowshoeing. Upper trail system (Schneider camp) is open.
Sentinal Bowl is now groomed. New Year’s Eve celebration begins with the Torchlight Parade and fireworks show at dusk. Early season conditions exist, ski and ride with care, watch for obstacles that may be marked or unmarked. Ice skating rink now open.
http://www.kirkwood.com or (209) 258-7254.
The storm have lifted, the roads are open and clear, and the snow is great, reports Sierra-at-Tahoe on its Web site. Come enjoy the last few hours of 2007 at Sierra with its three-pak where you can ski/ride for $45 per day.
8 lifts open, 37 trails open.
Expect partly sunny skies with highs in the 30s to mid 40s.
Three parks are now open ” Bashful, Upper Snowshoe and the Burton Progression Park. Sierra’s building Upper Main now so get ready for some more rails, boxes and jumps until we build the halfpipe later this season.
http://www.sierraattahoe.com or (530) 659-7453.